News Producer

Posted by Nexstar

Salt Lake City, UT
Posted: 2019-08-02

Description:

 

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms
Writes and orders news stories
Approves scripts
Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts
Edits video
Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements:

 Requirements & Skills:

 

Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Minimum two years’ experience in news operations (Depending on market size)
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Flexibility to work any shift
 Physical Demands & Work Environment:


The News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the News Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Contact:

Apply for job at:  Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com 

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